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It's the start of Hollywood on Hudson, and New York City is swept up in the glamour. Every night, the red carpet rolls out for movie stars arriving at premieres in limos; the most exclusive restaurants close for private parties for wealthy producers and preeminent directors; and thousands of fans gather with the paparazzi, hoping to catch a glimpse of the most famous and beautiful faces in the world. With this many celebrities in town, special task force NYPD Red is on high alert-and they can't afford to make a single mistake.

Then a world-renowned producer fatally collapses at his power breakfast, and top NYPD Red Detective Zach Jordan is the first one on the scene. Zach works with his beautiful new partner, Detective Kylie MacDonald-who also happens to be his ex-girlfriend-to discover who the murderer might be. But this is only the beginning: the most brutal, public, and horrifyingly spectacular crimes they've ever encountered are about to send all of New York into chaos, putting NYPD Red on the ropes.

Zach and Kylie know there's no way of telling what a killer this deranged will do next. With the whole world watching, they have to find a way to stop a psychopath who has scripted his finale down to the last explosive detail. With larger-than-life action, relentless speed, and white-knuckle twists, NYPD Red is the next mega-blockbuster from "The Man Who Can't Miss." ( TIME )

Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780316199865
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY
Characteristics: 368 p. ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Karp, Marshall
Alternative Title: New York Police Department red


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Nov 26, 2018

2018 was the year for me to get back into reading. I wanted to find an author who wrote well but not overly convoluted. James Patterson is the guy. Having recently completed the Harriet Blue series, I jumped into NYPD Red. Great plot, great writing. Immediately got the sense of what living in NY is like. Loved this book.

May 29, 2017

Loved, loved it! Quirky characters and fun right till the end!

Aug 09, 2016

I enjoyed the story and really liked the main characters

Jul 09, 2016

A good action thriller. Thought I'd start at the beginning of the series and eventually work my through the rest.

Nov 01, 2015

Another Patterson cookie-cutter book in collaboration (wink, wink, nudge, nudge aka ghost writer). Pretty average

ipadehip Oct 05, 2015

The action is this book is remarkable. Although you can tell that this is not your typical James Patterson, there is a lot more writing than the norm and a little over-detailed if you think about it, you can tell that most of the writing was done by Marshall Karp, it is still a great book. These two authors have outdone themselves with this book. I can't wait to read the rest of the series.

Sep 11, 2015

Excellent book lots of action, and great homur

Jun 25, 2015

i really enjoyed it i have started the second already i cant wait to finish

Oct 25, 2014

the sexual content could be toned down

CSil Jun 22, 2014

first in a new james patterson series. loved the detective team of nypd red. good character and story development. as with any good patterson book could not put it down and finished it in two days. fun summer reading.

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Jul 01, 2014

... some rules are meant to be broken.

Jul 01, 2014

Active-shooter attacks are dynamic events.

Jul 01, 2014

Military fathers can be hard on their sons.

Jul 01, 2014

..., but in show business, adultery isn't a motive for murder it's a lifestyle.

Ranie_Elias Dec 08, 2012

Zach, "I was scared but I am a cop and I did not want anyone to know...."


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Ranie_Elias Dec 08, 2012

A mad man tries to kill everyone successful producers and directors who comes to NYC to promate their movie....


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